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University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey

University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is a co-educational, state-run health sciences institution in Newark, Stratford, New Brunswick, Piscataway, Camden and Scotch Plains, New Jersey. It was established in 1970. The University campus stretches over more than 180 acres of urban and suburban land, among all its branches. It grants admission to about 5,000 students every year.

The University is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • New Jersey Dental School
  • New Jersey Medical School
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • School of Health Related Professions
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • School of Public Health

UMDNJ is well known for its palliative care facility, built for assisting people living with AIDS.

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Contacting University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
65 Bergen Street, Room 1441
Newark , NJ 07101-1709
General Phone: (973) 972-4300
http://www.umdnj.edu

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University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine587neuroscience, dentistry, dental clinical sciences, endodontology, orthodontology, pediatric dentristry, periodontics, prosthodontics, medicine, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine455registered nursing, nurse midwifery, nursing science
Medical Support and Technology334health service and sciences, dental assistant, dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, physician assistant, health diagnostic professions, cytotechnologist, ...
Science93biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, call and molecular biology, microbiology and immunology, physiology and pathology, pharmacology, molecular pharmacology, toxicology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy76rehabilitation, clinical nutritionist, dietetics and clinical nutrition
Therapy and Counseling65physical therapy
Engineering25biomedical engineering
Medical Administration15health care administration, medical informatics

Number of programs and degrees for University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree45914
Doctor's degree20516
Bachelor's degree3585
First-professional degree4573
First-professional certificate245
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years155
Associate's degree1084
Postbaccalaureate certificate183
Post-master's certificate62

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey had a total enrollment of 5,617 students (2,579 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 17%
Graduate 47%
First Professional 36%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 15%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 20%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 0%
22-24 20%
25-29 42%
30-34 14%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Room and Board (2007)

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey offers campus housing for 462 of its 2,579 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Newark, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 9,183

Financial Aid:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1039400)

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Faculty

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured26790
Non-tenured, but on tenure track11286
Non-tenured and not on tenure track545503

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year43$171,37420$141,505
Associate professorcalendar year33$124,94744$108,966
Assistant professorcalendar year40$93,15150$85,498
Instructorcalendar year9$74,10142$75,242
All faculty totalcalendar year125$127,082156$96,536

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*2*
Associate professoracademic year1*1*
Assistant professoracademic year0*9$69,549
Instructoracademic year2*17$58,647
All faculty totalacademic year3$66,32729$66,126

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Informatics

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Physician Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Medicine
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medicine (MD)
Neuroscience
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (Cert, MS, PhD)
Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Science
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Molecular Pharmacology
Pharmacology
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
Toxicology

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has hospital on campus

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